Archived news

Older Practice news & health campaigns

Please note: this is our older, archived news. See our recent news for the latest practice announcements and health information campaigns.

13 December 2019 · Practice news

Margaret Murray Leaves the Practice

This week we said a sad farewell to Margaret Murray. Margaret has been a Practice Nurse and latterly Nurse Practitioner with us for the last 12 years.

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6 December 2019 · Practice News

December Awareness Campaigns

Every month the Academy Medical Centre Patient Participation Group raises awareness of health and wellbeing campaigns. This month features International Volunteer Day, Crohns and Colitis Awareness Week, and Decembeard for Bowel Cancer.

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2 December 2019 · Practice news

Practice Newsletter: Winter Issue

The latest practice newsletter is now available. The Winter issue includes information about our new Online Appointment Service, our Patient Participation Group (PPG), staff changes and successes, Christmas opening, and Third Sector Health Hub events.

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2 December 2019 · Practice News

December Health Hub

Our next Third Sector Health Hub will take place on Monday 16 December at Academy Medical Centre between 2pm - 2:30pm. These events are open to anyone to attend, regardless of which medical practice you are registered with. No booking required, just come down for information or a chat. Organisations in attendance include Angus Citizens Advice Bureau, Housing Solutions, Angus Falls Service, and Move More ANGUSalive.

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28 November 2019 · Practice news

Additional Flu Clinics in December

We have three additional flu clinic dates in December for adults who have not yet attended for flu vaccination. The clinics will take place at Whitehills Health & Community Care Centre, Forfar. Find out the dates and times.

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28 November 2019 · Practice news

Job Vacancy: 6-8 Session Partner/Salaried GP

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated doctor to join our practice. We are a friendly, long established and innovative practice with a commitment to providing high quality person-centred care to our patients.

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5 November 2019 · Practice news

Forthcoming Closure

Please note the Practice will be closed from 12:30pm on Wednesday 6 November 2019 for training and staff development.

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4 November 2019 · Practice News

November Awareness Campaigns

Every month the Academy Medical Centre Patient Participation Group raises awareness of health and wellbeing campaigns. This month features World COPD Day, Alcohol Awareness Week, Self Care Week and Movember.

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8 October 2019 · Local news

Managing Fatigue Course

If you are an adult living in Angus with Fatigue you are warmly invited to register for the Fatigue Management Programme.

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3 October 2019 · Practice news

Forthcoming Closure: Monday 7 October

The surgery will be closed on Monday 7 October in line with the public holidays for GP practices across Tayside. We will be open as usual from 8am on Tuesday 8 October.

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2 October 2019 · Practice News

Falls Service

Falls are a common problem and as we get older we can be more likely to experience a fall. It is therefore important to identify what is causing you to fall in order to reduce the chance of it happening again. The Falls Assessor, Joyce Simpson, can triage patients who are at risk of falls, or who have had falls, giving advice on awareness and prevention of falls.

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2 October 2019 · Practice News

October Awareness Campaigns

Every month the Academy Medical Centre Patient Participation Group raises awareness of health and wellbeing campaigns. This month features Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Back Care Awareness Week and World Osteoporosis Day.

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2 October 2019 · Practice News

October Health Hub

Our next Third Sector Health Hub will take place on Thursday 10 October at Academy Medical Centre between 10.30am – 12 noon. These events are open to anyone to attend, regardless of which medical practice you are registered with. No booking required, just come down for information or a chat.

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25 September 2019 · Practice News

Flu Clinics

Details of flu clinic times for Academy Medical Centre patients at Whitehills Health & Community Care Centre (you will not be able to get your vaccine at Academy Medical Centre this year).

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20 September 2019 · Practice News

Online Appointment Service

Academy Medical Centre has now introduced an Online Appointment Service. The first available appointments to book online will be chronic disease appointments, smear appointments, and physiotherapy appointments.

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11 September 2019 · Practice News

Programme of Health Hubs

Our next Third Sector Health Hub will take place tomorrow (12 September) at Academy Medical Centre between 10.30am – 12 noon. These events are open to anyone to attend, regardless of which medical practice you are registered with. No booking required, just come down for information or a chat.

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5 September 2019 · Practice News

September Awareness Campaigns

Every month the Academy Medical Centre Patient Participation Group raises awareness of health and wellbeing campaigns. This month features Self-Care Awareness Month, National Dementia Carers' Day and World Alzheimer's Day.

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20 August 2019 · NHS Tayside news

Transforming Tayside Public Engagement Events

People from across the region are being encouraged to share their views on NHS Tayside’s Transforming Tayside plans. The three-year Transforming Tayside 2019-2022 plan sets out key programmes which will deliver important service changes for the people of Tayside and North East Fife.

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16 August 2019 · Practice news

Forthcoming Closure

Please note the Practice will be closed from 12:30pm on Wednesday 21 August 2019 for training and staff development.

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6 August 2019 · Practice news

August Third Sector Health Hub

We are holding a Third Sector Health Hub on Thursday 8 August between 10.30am – 12 noon. Health Hubs are open to anyone to attend, regardless of which medical practice you are registered with. No booking required, just come down for information or a chat.

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6 August 2019 · NHS Tayside News

New Open Access X-Ray Hours

Has your doctor referred you for an x-ray? An open access service is available at various locations (no appointment is required).

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2 August 2019 · Practice News

August Awareness Campaigns

Every month the Academy Medical Centre Patient Participation Group raises awareness of health and wellbeing campaigns. This month features sexual health and "breastfeeding is best".

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Academy Medical Centre

We are one of the largest GP practices in Tayside, Scotland, with approximately 10,000 patients on our list.

The surgery is open Monday to Friday from 8am - 6pm (except public holidays).

Academy Medical Centre
Academy Street
Forfar
DD8 2HA
Tel: 01307 462316
Email: academymc.tayside@nhs.scot